May 2019, Fairhaven
Bristol County welcomes the only edible cookie dough shop!
Early 2019, New Bedford
Located in historic downtown New Bedford, Merrill’s on the Waterfront, LaFrance Properties newest purchase, is a truly unique harbor-front restaurant that provides each of its guests a front row seat into the country’s most valuable fishing port.
Spring 2019, Plymouth
Uva is scheduled to open its doors in spring 2019 and will be the South Shore’s first self-pour wine bar. Uva embraces “out of the bottle” thinking by offering 48 different wines via self-pour dispensers.
1620 After Dark will launch June 20, 2019 with a live DJ every Thursday at the Cordage Park location with a tapas menu.
Summer 2019, Boston
Time Out Market Boston is a food and cultural market bringing the best of the city under one roof; its best chefs, restaurateurs, drink-slingers and cultural experiences, based on editorial curation. It will be located on the ground floor of the historic 401 Park Drive building, which is at the heart of the vibrant Fenway neighborhood, and will include 15 eateries to choose from, two bars, a demo kitchen, and a retail shop for all food, drink, and culture lovers. When visiting Time Out Market Boston event planners can purchase Time Out Market event cards for their group.
High Street Place will open in 2019 in the shared atrium space between 160 Federal St. and 100 High St. in Boston’s Financial District. The food hall will feature seating for 500, a large-format projection screen, and an area for live music performances.
Longtime Myers + Chang alum Karen Akunowicz has opened Fox and the Knife, an “Italian-inspired neighborhood enoteca,” in South Boston. It was recently regarded as one of the best restaurants in the USA by Food & Wine.
Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli (Island Creek Oyster Bar, Eastern Standard, Craigie on Main) has opened Alcove at the Lovejoy Wharf condominium building on the edge of the North End and West End.
The Night Shift Lovejoy Wharf was newly opened in March 2019. Located inside the building of 1 Lovejoy Wharf, the food hall welcomes the public with an experimental brewery, a scratch kitchen, and a specialty coffee bar.
North of Boston
Fortune Bar will open soon in Amesbury with an assortment of food, beverages, and games. The restaurant has advertised shot and beer pairings, chicken wings and a juke box
Located across from Falmouth Harbor and convenient if you’re headed to the ferry or enjoying Falmouth, the new Heights Café brings your Black Dog favorites (and a few new ones) from the Vineyard to the mainland. Stop by the beautiful counter-service Café for delicious and unique breakfast items, lunch sandwiches and more.
Whisk is new to the Cape Cod restaurant scene in 2019. It is owned and operated by three generations of ladies with many years of experienced in the food industry. The name “Whisk” sums up the shop and the spunky, fun vibe the owners aim for.
Summer 2019, POP- UP, Martha’s Vineyard
If you love food, if you love fishing, if you love Martha’s Vineyard, you’re sure to love Gavin Smith. When Gavin moved to the Vineyard four years ago, he decided to follow his dream of being a private chef. Gavin branched out last summer with a few pop-up dinners, including a biweekly series at Lambert’s Cove Inn, a pop-up at the Beach Plum Inn, and a pop-up with Makers Table.
Harbor View Hotel Opens Two New Restaurants : Bettini Restaurant and Roxana Bar.
May 2019, Martha’s Vienyard
Martha’s Vineyard’s Harbor View Hotel launched two new restaurants—Bettini Restaurant and Roxana Bar. Bettini and Roxana, whose names are inspired by the daughters of Harbor View Hotel owner, Bernard Chiu, opened May 1. For the 95-seat Bettini, Chef Patrice Martineau is focusing menus on locally sourced seafood and organic produce. His concept for the 55-seat Roxana encompasses international tapas, complemented by a bar program of top-shelf liquor and an inviting setting that evokes the sensibility of a private club.
The Beet is a fresh new concept in the heart of Nantucket, offering breakfast, made to order salads and sandwiches in a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Guests order at the counter and may seat themselves or take out. Wine and beer is offered for those who would prefer to dine in and enjoy a relaxing lunch on their vacation. Open 7am – 9pm in the summer season, they offer a healthy, quick and easy dining alternative to the busy surrounding restaurants that require reservations or a long wait.
Ventuno’s team is also taking over the dining space at Greydon House with a new dining concept named VIA MARE where they will be serving up a delicious Venetian style seafood menu under executive chef Sarah Todd. You’ll find a brand new menu of primarily creative small plates that will take your taste buds on a trip around the world, all matched alongside the gorgeous aesthetic of the Roman & Williams designed dining space.
Started in late April, there is a new offering at Nobadeer and Cisco Beach- a food trailer serving up traditional Hawaiian Poke Bowls using sustainable sushi-grade fish and fresh ingredients! Nantucket Poke’s co-founders Devon Wright and Chef Alla Rockwell decided to bring the trendy Hawaiian dish to Nantucket Island where seafood is also abundant. Chef Rockwell chooses the finest cuts of local fish and for rice she follows a 100-year-old recipe that makes for a delish base.
Hot to the cobblestone streets is a fresh new bistro on Main Street and with its unique namesake Or, The Whale has a cool back-story. When naming his classic American novel, Herman Melville was torn between two titles – “Moby Dick; or, The Whale”. Most people know it by the former, while Sandbar owners Nick Nass and George Kelly along with Jamie Lee Nass, Emily Berger, and Chef Manny Rojas went with the latter. This casual American spot on their storied Main Street will serve brunch , dinner, and light bites.
SIP LINE is a new food delivery startup in partnership with buddies at FRESH so that food and drinks can be brought directly to your beach chair- no matter where your chair may be! That’s right, by using ACK Eats delivery software and including Fresh’s in store food and libations offerings, all your immediate desires can be brought right to you without dealing with the summer traffic or leaving the sand.
January 2019, Worcester
Opened January 2019 in a former Coca Cola bottling factory. The beer is for casual fans, traditionalists and experimentalists alike. They are dedicated to high-quality, fun beer – in all its forms.
Opened early 2019, Worcester
Opened early 2019, Fuel America hopes to celebrate American “Can-Do” spirit and its diverse melting pot. As a new American Coffeehouse, it serves coffee, beverages, and handmade-fresh food.
Early 2019, Worcester
Opened early 2019 as a polished-casual restaurant, Craft Table & Bar serves the best of craft beer, wines, spirits, and innovative dishes.
Opening fall 2019, Worcester
Located in the very heart of Worcester Massachusetts, and housed in the former Higgins Armory Building, Sail to Trail WineWorks partners with vineyards around the world to develop, blend, and bottle amazing wines produced from grape varietals that would typically be difficult to impossible to grow in the Northeastern United States.
September 2019, Westminster
Wachusett Brewyard Barn will have an additional 4,000 sq. ft. event space with an upstairs private function room.
North Adams, MA
Open daily, a unique space for eats and drinks set in an 1813 farmhouse.
Familiars Coffee & Tea
Familiars is serving specialty coffee and tea in the newly renovated (and long-vacant) Kathy’s Diner train-car space. Enjoy a matcha latte in the spacious and bright cafe, or bring your coffee to the outdoor seating area and watch the world go by.